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$4.5 million bequest gift from faculty member to benefit Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Fri, Nov 17th 2017 07:20 pm
The late Peter Ayers Nickerson, Ph.D., a beloved University at Buffalo faculty member who spent nearly 50 years teaching in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has given $4.5 million to the school.
Saturday's Msgr. Martin championship game between Joes and Canisius to stream online
Tue, Nov 14th 2017 12:50 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment's live broadcast of the Monsignor Martin Athletic Association high school football championship game will be available online at OneBuffalo.com, and on Facebook Live by visiting the New Era Field Facebook page. Canisius faces St. Joe's for the league title at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Era Field.
NU's Healy voted VP of New York State Advisory Council on Military Education
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 05:55 pm
Robert Healy, director of veterans services at Niagara University, has been named vice president of the New York State Advisory Council on Military Education.
School district honors Island veterans with first-ever parade
Fri, Nov 10th 2017 03:05 pm
A thousand students in the Grand Island Central School District honored veterans Monday during the first-ever veterans parade at the middle school and high school.
Dr. Henrik Borgstrom appointed associate provost at Niagara University
Mon, Nov 6th 2017 11:05 am
Dr. Henrik Borgstrom has been appointed associate provost at Niagara University.
Lew-Port cross country: Running with heart and believing
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 10:20 am
Last weekend, the Lewiston-Porter boys cross country team won the 2017 Niagara Frontier League Championship title.
Lew-Port celebrates veterans
Sat, Nov 4th 2017 07:00 am
The Lewiston-Porter Historical Society will host its annual Veterans Day dinner Thursday, Nov. 9, in the high school cafeteria.
NCCC to hold Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 9
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 03:20 pm
Niagara County Community College will host its Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, on the Sanborn campus at the Veterans Memorial Park, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. The event is free and open to the public.
NU President's Dinner to honor 5, raise scholarship funds, celebrate Vincentian anniversary
Fri, Nov 3rd 2017 08:05 am
Niagara University is set to recognize five community leaders while raising much-needed funds for student scholarships as a way to pay homage to its Vincentian heritage and celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of St. Vincent de Paul's mission of service.
HS Football: Falcons fall in season finale
Mon, Oct 30th 2017 12:55 pm
On Saturday, the Falcons' football season came to a close at Crosby Field and Coach Russ Nixon didn't have much to say to his team following a disappointing 40-20 loss at the hands of Kenmore West. He did say the team needs to focus in the offseason and work to build a foundation that lasts.
Erie County Sheriff's Office: Preparation is key to safe, fun Halloween
Fri, Oct 27th 2017 04:10 pm
With Halloween approaching, Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard encourages parents to be mindful of potential hazards and dangers that tend to accompany this holiday.
NCCC to offer resident tuition to students displaced by hurricanes
Tue, Oct 24th 2017 03:35 pm
Students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who have been displaced by recent hurricanes are now eligible for in-state tuition rates at Niagara County Community College for the 2017-18 academic year.
HS Football: Parks shines in Falcons' win over Frontier
Sat, Oct 21st 2017 02:10 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons might not be in the playoffs this year as they'd hoped, but they were in action on Saturday, in an extra regular season matchup versus Frontier High School. The Falcons came out on top, 41-26, in the last home game of 2017.
HS Sports: Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball captures gold
Fri, Oct 20th 2017 10:40 pm
In 13 seasons as head coach of the Niagara-Wheatfield girls volleyball team, Brandi Cochran hoped that one day her team would raise a Niagara Frontier League title. The dream became reality on Friday night, as the Falcons' defeated Grand Island, 3-0, in the NFL Championship game.  
HS Sports: Niagara-Wheatfield girls soccer moves on
Fri, Oct 20th 2017 06:35 pm
After coming a tough loss for a league championship, any team could've hung their head and lost confidence. Niagara-Wheatfield girls soccer did the complete opposite on Friday evening. The No. 2 seeded Falcons defeated the No. 7 seed Lockport Lions, 4-1, in the Section VI Class AA quarterfinals.
Pediatrics scholar to offer lecture at Niagara University on childhood obesity
Thu, Oct 19th 2017 03:05 pm
Dr. Stephen Cook, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, will discuss the social determinants of health and childhood obesity during a Nov. 9 presentation at Niagara University.
Buffalo Sabres announce 'Captain's Class' program
Tue, Oct 17th 2017 08:45 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced the creation of the "Captain's Class" program, which will reward students and athletes who are making a positive difference in their school and community.
Ancient Order of Hibernians awards scholarship to Niagara Catholic student
Thu, Oct 12th 2017 11:50 am
Kevin O'Brien, president of the Reverend James J. Browne Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Niagara Falls, and James Andrews, chairman of the division's scholarship committee, recently presented the division's annual George B. Reed Memorial Scholarship to Niagara Catholic High School student Courtney O'Gara.
Holtschneider, Jacobs-Vogt, Nicholson named to Niagara University board of trustees
Wed, Oct 11th 2017 05:55 pm
The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., Class of 1985, Ph.D., Pamela R. Jacobs-Vogt and Michael J. Nicholson, '88, have been named to the board of trustees of Niagara University. Their elections were announced by the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., president of the university.
HS Golf: Wheatfield golf wins NFL tournament
Tue, Oct 10th 2017 08:55 pm
The Niagara-Wheatfield golf team has turned heads with their play for the last several years. On Tuesday, they added to the program's legacy of success. The Falcons golf team took home the Niagara Frontier League title at the league tournament at Willowbrook Golf Course. The top six golfers from each team in the league were on hand, with each team keeping the top five scores from their players at the end.
HS Football: Wheatfield falls short in Clarence
Sat, Oct 7th 2017 12:00 am
The Niagara-Wheatfield football team went into Clarence desperately needing a road win to boost their playoff chances. The Falcons couldn't put it together Friday night and they fell to Clarence, 42-29.
Higgins & Gillibrand invite high school students & parents to Service Academy Night
Thu, Oct 5th 2017 05:10 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins and representatives from the office of U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand are hosting Service Academy Night 2017, an opportunity for high school students, families, school administrators and counselors to learn more about service academy institutions, programs and the application process.
Sweden's 'Environmental Hero of the Year' speaking at Niagara University on Oct. 12
Thu, Oct 5th 2017 05:05 pm
Lasse Wennman received Sweden's Environmental Hero of the Year Award last December for, among other things, his work in reducing food waste by obtaining perishable items from restaurants (and other businesses) and recycling them to feed those who are hungry.
Niagara-Wheatfield golf team setting a commitment to excellence
Thu, Oct 5th 2017 12:35 pm
Anyone that plays golf knows consistency in the sport is not easy. When it comes to Niagara-Wheatfield golf, consistency is all they know. The 2017 N-W golf team is currently 14-0, on a 59-match winning streak and seeking their fourth straight Niagara Frontier League title.
Buffalo Sabres: 'Learn to Play' program returns for second year
Tue, Oct 3rd 2017 02:00 pm
The Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday announced registration is now open for the team's "Learn to Play" program.
Play ball: Niagara University bringing baseball back to Niagara Falls
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 05:40 pm
The Niagara Power collegiate baseball team entertained kids, families and fans at Sal Maglie Stadium from 2007 to 2015. After two whole summers removed from the New York Collegiate Baseball League, the Power have come back home to Niagara Falls. On Monday afternoon, representatives from Niagara University and the Niagara Power came together to announce the return of the Power.
Schneiderman issues guidance for federal student loan borrowers ahead of 10th anniversary of public service loan forgiveness program
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 02:00 pm
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently issued guidance for federal student loan borrowers, who seek to qualify for forgiveness under the public service loan forgiveness program ("PSLF") beginning on the program's 10th anniversary.
Niagara County Community College announces scholarship gala co-chairs
Mon, Oct 2nd 2017 10:25 am
Niagara County Community College Foundation board members Jimmy Cancemi (Class of 1968) Geri Sdao and Ron Winkley ('78) have been named the honorary co-chairs of the 27th annual Niagara County Community College Foundation Scholarship Gala.
HS Football: Wheatfield run over by Lancaster
Sat, Sep 30th 2017 02:20 pm
On senior night at Lancaster High School, Niagara-Wheatfield experienced what it's like to play, truly, one of the best teams in the area. The Legends, ranked No. 1 in New York state for Class AA, came out and defeated the Falcons, 61-28.
Niagara-Wheatfield HS to host game under the lights
Thu, Sep 28th 2017 01:25 pm
The term "Friday night lights" has become a staple when referring to high school football. It's a night where the community gathers and watches its local high school football team try to take down its opponent. Niagara-Wheatfield High School is finally ready to be a part of that staple. For homecoming weekend, on Oct. 13 at Terry Harvey Field, the Falcons will host their first-ever Friday night football game under the lights.
Memorial selects three students for junior volunteer scholarships
Tue, Sep 26th 2017 11:55 am
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has awarded 2017 junior volunteer scholarships to Perya Bhagchandani, Gianna Teixeira and Tahir Cook. The scholarships are funded by the Medical Center Foundation and auxiliary.
UB School of Social Work part of statewide collaboration to build sustainable village in Haiti
Tue, Sep 26th 2017 11:50 am
Faculty members from the University at Buffalo's School of Social Work (UB SSW) will join colleagues from 10 SUNY campuses in various disciplines, and five not-for-profit organizations to work on an innovative project to create a sustainable village and learning community in the town of Arcahaie, Haiti.
HS Football: Wheatfield stuns Bennett
Sat, Sep 23rd 2017 07:45 pm
Niagara-Wheatfield's defense has had a tough start to the season, giving up over 40 points per game. On Saturday, the script was flipped. The Falcons defeated the reigning Section VI Class A champion Bennett Tigers, 28-20, on a unusually hot September day at Terry Harvey Field.
Students invited to create videos showcasing impact of technology in Buffalo as part of BNMC's Topcoder Open
Fri, Sep 22nd 2017 06:20 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Inc. is hosting a video competition for high school and middle school students as one of a number of events and activities that will complement the 2017 Topcoder Open hosted by the BNMC in October. TCO is a prestigious programming, design and data science competition that attracts some of the world's most talented design and technology experts.
A 'STREAM' of learning opportunities at St. Peter R.C. School
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 05:25 pm
St. Peter R.C. School has been formally accepted into Cohort 4 of the Buffalo Diocese STREAM initiative. "STREAM" is an integrated approach to education that brings science, technology, religion, engineering the arts and mathematics to all students in all grades. The goal is to better prepare students for successful careers in the 21st century workforce.
Lew-Port soccer game set for alums
Thu, Sep 21st 2017 07:00 am
The 28th annual Lewiston Porter/Niagara Pioneer alumni soccer game will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, on the Lewiston-Porter Central School District campus on Creek Road in Lewiston. All males and females who are graduates of Lewiston-Porter or the Niagara Pioneer soccer program are eligible to participate.
NU: Police academy students receive scholarships
Tue, Sep 19th 2017 01:05 pm
Two students of the Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy were recently presented with $500 scholarships from the Judges and Police Executives Conference of Niagara County Inc.
New website designed for Stella Niagara Education Park by JFG
Tue, Sep 19th 2017 01:05 pm
Stella Niagara Education Park, a 108-year-old educational institution that combines classroom learning and outdoor education for a holistic learning experience, has introduced a newly designed and mobile-friendly website at stella-niagara.com. The site was created and implemented by J. Fitzgerald Group, an integrated marketing communications firm based in Lockport.
Niagara University students present at American Chemical Society National Conference
Fri, Sep 15th 2017 05:45 pm
Seven Niagara University chemistry and biochemistry majors presented their research findings at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition. The event took place Aug. 20-24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
UB psychiatry professor appointed director of admissions at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Fri, Sep 15th 2017 05:45 pm
Dori R. Marshall, M.D., assistant professor in the department of psychiatry in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, has been appointed director of admissions and assistant dean.
 

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